Helen Adamson

21 July 1782–
Abernyte, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Adamson was christened on 21 July 1782, in Abernyte, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Adamson, was 90 and her mother, Jean Bell, was 87.

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Family Time Line

James Adamson
1692–
Jean Bell
1695–
Agnes Adamson
1712–
George Adamson
1714–
James Adamson
1716–
Helen Adamson
1720–
Helen Adamson
1782–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Common patronymic form of Adam , especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Helen Adamson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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